Old Ballads, Historical and Narrative,: With Some of Modern Date; Collected with Some Rare Copies and Mss, Volume 1

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R.H. Evans, Pall-Mall, By W. Bulmer and Company Cleveland-Row., 1810 - Ballads, English
 

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Contents

Loyal Lover
33
Fair Portion for a Fair Maid
35
The Lovers Indifference
38
Bachelors plea against Matrimony
40
Country Lass
41
11+Sonnet to the Virgin Mary
43
Warning Piece to England or the Fall of Queen
44
Maidens Nay or I Love not you
46
Sonnet sung before Queen Elizabeth attributed to the Earl of Essex
48
Sonnet on Elizabeth Markhame
49
Young Palmus and fair Sheldra
50
Bishop Thurstan and the King of Scots
51
Marriage of Margaret Daughter of Henry VIII
52
13+Ballad of the Battle of Floddon Field
58
Proper New Song by a Student in Cambridge
59
Address to a Disappointed Lover wearing a Willow branch 03
63
The Deceased Maiden Lover
64
True Maid of the South
70
The Story of Ill Mayday
76
Pleasant History of Alexander and Lodwicke
77
London Lasss Lamentation
85
Prince Edward and Adam Gordon
86
Lovely Northern Lass
88
Doleful Complaints of Anne Boleyn
89
Fickle Northern Lass
93
Cumpor Hall
94
Princely Song of the Six Queens that were married
95
Stout Cripple of Cornwall
97
Arabella Stuart
99
Johnny Armstrongs Last Good Night
101
Lamentation of John Musgrave executeil at Ken dal for robbing the Kings Receiver
103
The Spanish Tragedy
103
Anna Bullen
105
Jockie is Growne a Gentleman
107
Complaint of the Shepherd Harpalus
110
Shepherds Delight
113
22tAnne Askew burnt for heresy
114
Northern Lasss Lamentation
115
Fair Maniac
117
and the Jolly Tinker
119
24+Description of a most noble Lady Queen Mary
120
and Allen a Dale
127
The Bridal Bed
128
and the Shephe d
132
The Lordling Peasant
134
The Dutchess of Suffolks calamity
135
Robin Hoods Meeting and Fighting with his Cousin Scarlet
137
The Mad Mans Morrice
139
Queen Elizabeths behaviour at Tilbury
143
The Elves Dance
145
RedCross Knight
148
The Famous Battle between Robin Hood and the Curtal Friar
152
Robin Hoods famous Avchery before Queen Cathe rine
159
Wandering Maid
166
Chase or Merry Progress between Robin Hood and King Henry
167
Golden Prize
171
rescuing Will Stutely from the Sheriff
176
The Honour of a London Prentice
178
The Noble Fisherman or Robin Hoods Preferment
183
True Lovers Knot untied
184
Bitter Fruits of Jealousy
187
Robin Hoods Delight
188
Servants Sorrow for the loss of his mistress Queen
191
Death of Allen
192
and the Beggar
193
Mad Shepherdess
194
Athelyiva
197
Lord Wigmore and the Fair Maid of Dunsmore
226
Death of Iffida
227
+ Venuss Lament for Adonis
230
Robin Hoods Entertainment of the Bishop of Here ford
231
The Cruel Black
232
Old Tithon
234
rescuing the Widows Three Sons from the Sheriff
235
Song by Thibaut King of Navarre
238
Lullaby Song
240
Lullaby Song
241
Lullaby Song
242
The May Pole
243
40 The Kings Disguise and Friendship with Robin Hood
244
MayDay Song
245
Symptoms of Love
246
Shepherds Love for Philliday
248
Maidens Complaint of her Loves Inconstancy
249
Seldom comes the better
251
40Robin Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow
252
No Constancy in Man
254
Lady Wronged by False Suspect
255
and the Valiant Knight
258
The New Balow
259
Robin Hoods Death and Burial
262
Musidorus and Amadine
263
Epitaph
266
The Merchants Son and BeggarWench of Hull
267
Countrymans Lamentation for the Death of his Cow
268
Take Time while tis offered
272
Wanton Wife of Bath
277
55+Truths Integrity or Love will find out the way
282
Most excellent Ditty of Sampson and the Phi listines
283
David and BathSheba
291
Ragnar Lodbrach
293
Roman Charity
296
ainen
297
Edward the Third and the Countess of Salisbury
301
Notable Example of an ungracious Son who in pride
304
Turtle Dove
305
Hirlas Owain or the DrinkingHorn of Owen
307
The Winning of the Isle of Man by the Earl
308
The Mercers Son of Midhurst and the Clothiers
311
Mad kind of Wooing
312
Banishment of the Dukes of Hereford and Norfolk
315
ping to be
318
77 Lewd Life of a Marchants Sonne of London
323
62+ Song from the Lords Mask
324
Deposition of Richard the Second and his Murder
330
Shepherds Slumber
332
comer
333
Death of Earl Oswald
333
55+Siege of Harfleur and Battle of Agincourt
334
The Barginet of Antimachus
337
The Lover compareth himself to the painful Falconer
340
Merry Ballet of the Hathorne Tree
342
53+Ancient Hunting Song
343
The Woodmans Walk
345
Foodmans V
349
55+ Venuss Search after Cupid
350
The Victory of Agincourt
351
Alphonso and Ganselo
354
58+Song by Sir Robert Aytoun
357
The Renewing of Love
360
Cupids Revenge
361
these and
362
Sir Hugh the Grime
367
Strange Lives of two Young Princes of England 53
374

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Page 197 - To her is only known my love, Which from the world is hidden. Go, pretty birds, and tell her so, See that your notes strain not too low, For still, methinks, I see her frown ; Ye pretty wantons, warble. Go, tune your voices...
Page 198 - Go tune your voices' harmony, And sing, I am her lover ; Strain loud and sweet, that every note With sweet content may move her. And she that hath the sweetest voice, Tell her I will not change my choice ; Yet still, methinks, I see her frown ! Ye pretty wantons, warble.
Page 201 - By by lully lullay, Lully lullay thou littell tyne child, By by lully lullay. O sisters too, how may we do, For to preserve this day This pore yongling, for whom we do singe By by lully lullay. Herod the king, in his raging, Chargid he hath this day; His men of might, in his owne sight, All yonge children to slay. That wo is me, pore child for thee, And ever morne and say; For thi parting, nether say nor sing, By by lully lullay.
Page 196 - Trowl the bowl, the jolly nut-brown bowl, And here, kind mate, to thee : Let's sing a dirge for Saint Hugh's soul, And down it merrily.
Page 195 - But O, I spy the cuckoo, the cuckoo, the cuckoo ; See where she sitteth : come away, my joy ; Come away, I prithee : I do not like the cuckoo Should sing where my Peggy and I kiss and toy.
Page 108 - By the moon we sport and play, With the night begins our day : As we dance the dew doth fall, Trip it, little urchins all. Lightly as the little bee, Two by two, and three by three, And about go we, and about go we.
Page 196 - COLD'S the wind, and wet's the rain, Saint Hugh be our good speed: 111 is the weather that bringeth no gain, Nor helps good hearts in need.
Page 7 - The birds sang sweet in the midst of the day ; I dreamed fast of mirth and play ; In youth is pleasure, in youth is pleasure. Methought I walked still to and fro, And from her company I could not go ; But when I waked, it was not so : In youth is pleasure, in youth is pleasure.
Page 112 - All travellers, as they do pass on their way, At gentlemen's halls are invited to stay, Themselves to refresh, and their horses to rest, Since that he must be Old Christmas's guest ; Nay, the poor shall not want, but have for relief, Plum-pudding, goose, capon, minced pies, and roastbeef.
Page 204 - ONCE did my thoughts both ebb and flow, As passion did them move ; Once did I hope, straight fear again,— And then I was in love. Once did I waking spend the night, And tell how many minutes move.

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